Walter Mattil

Mr. Mattil’s professional career of more than 30 years as a professional and leader is both broad and diverse.

He graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Auburn University and earned his Bachelors of Science degree from the School of Architecture, Building Science.  He was commissioned as an Engineer Officer and entered Active Duty in 1990.  As a Combat Engineer Officer, he served with the 8th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division.  He left active duty in 1994 after the completion of his military obligation.

Mr. Mattil then entered the private sector while simultaneously joining the Army Reserve.  Through a series of numerous corporate acquisitions, he managed construction operations across the southeastern United States for the next 15 years.  Rising to the position of ‘Regional Manager—Southeast’, Mr. Mattil held profit and loss responsibilities for Azurix North America; American Water; and the RWE Gruppe AG.

In 2008, Mr. Mattil was recalled to Active Duty and served almost 6 years as an Engineer Officer for the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff-Engineer, U.S. Army Europe. During this mobilization, he served as the Chief of Engineer Support Operations and the Chief of Plans, Operations, and Exercises.  He demobilized in 2014 and accepted a Civil Service position as the Director of Public Works, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach.  In the Army Reserve, he was promoted to Colonel and served with the U.S. Army Africa Command (AFRICOM) in the J3 as the Chief of Facilities and Infrastructure.  He retired from the Army in 2019 with 30 years of active and reserve service.

Mr. Mattil joined U.S. Army Garrison Fort Leonard Wood in January 2019 as the Deputy to the Garrison Commander.
In addition to all required military schools and training, he holds a B.S. from Auburn University (89), a M.S.S. from the U.S. Army War College (14), course work from Georgia Tech University (95), and course work from the Birmingham School of Law (01-02)

His Military combat tours & mobilizations include:  Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield (90-91), Operation Intrinsic Action (92), Operation Iraqi Freedom (02-03) and Operation Enduring Freedom (09-10)